FAQs

Have questions about the 2019 Murrindindi Business Awards? Luckily we've got the answers.

Please browse the commonly asked questions below. And if you still can't find an answer to your question please don't hesitate to contact us.

How much does it cost to enter the Business Awards?

It is free to enter the Foodworks  Murrindindi Business Awards

How do I enter?

Go to the Nomination Page of this website and follow the prompts

Can I nominate another person’s Business?

No, Businesses must self-nominate.  In 2017 there were significant issues with people nominating businesses that did not want to participate in the Awards, hence why we have chosen to have a “Self Nomination rule”

Can I nominate my Business in more than one Category?

No, please select the category that best aligns to your business

What is the latest date that I can nominate my Business?

Nominations and Applications have been extended to until midnight on the 14th April 2019.

What happens after I submit the Nomination Form?

You will receive a link to the Awards Application Portal via an email, you then need to follow that link and progress through the application process.

Do I have to answer all of the questions on the Application Portal/Form?

Yes, please answer all questions, you don’t need to write a book (there is actually word count limits)  but provide as much information as you can to give yourself the best chance of becoming a finalist.

What happens after I have submitted my Application and Supporting Information?

Your application will be reviewed by a panel of Judges, You will be contacted via phone to arrange a site visit to your business.  Once this date has been organised you will also receive an email with what to expect at the site visit.

Who will be judging the applications?

The judges will be an independent panel of business professionals who are highly experienced in their fields and represent a variety of industry sectors.

Is my application and supporting information kept confidential?

All of your information will remain confidential. Judges and administrative staff are the only to have access to your information.

Will someone let me know if I don’t make it to the finals?

Yes, all entrants will be provided with an email advising them of their status and brief/basic feedback may be provided by the judges if you do not become a finalist.

How do I know if I am lucky enough to become a finalist?

You will receive an email to advise that you are a finalists and what the next steps are from there.

What do I win as a Category Award Winner?

Some of the prizes on offer include:

  • A Bendigo Bank, Yea District Community Bank Account with A Cash Balance of $250.00
  • Free Business Banking needs assessment by a dedicated Business Banker
  • Business mentoring
  • Trophy and Certificate
  • Winners Promo Video that can be used for your promotional activities
  • Business Exposure through Murrindindi Business Awards marketing activities

**This list may change without notice**

What is the date of the Gala Event?

25th June 2019.

Where can I buy tickets to the Gala Event?

Visit our Gala Ceremony page to purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

There are limited tickets available … get in early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

How much are the tickets to the Event?

The tickets will cost $60.00 per person including Food and Beverages, along with a great night of networking.

Where will the Gala Ceremony be held?

The Gala Ceremony will be held at the Yea Town Hall.

Is there a dress code for the event?

The dress code is being classed as: Dress to Impress! 

Can I BOTH enter the awards and be a sponsor?

Businesses can not enter an Awards Category that they are sponsoring, however they can enter into other categories.

NEXT STEPS

Categories and Criteria

Want to learn more? Explore the Award categories and eligibility criteria.

Nominate Your Business

Ready to take the next step? Nominate your business (self nomination only) via our online portal.

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